New Kensington Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania

New Kensington: City in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States

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Location of New Kensington on Pennsylvania map.


New Kensington is a city located in the county of Westmoreland in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 13,116 and a population density of 3,115 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 12,188 inhabitants.

The city was created 130 years ago in 1890.

New Kensington  Pennsylvania '8482184857' image
New Kensington Pennsylvania '8482184857'
New Kensington  Pennsylvania '8482184857' image


New Kensington is located at 40°34'11"N 79°45'53"W (40.5697900, -79.7647700).

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New Kensington Quick Facts

Population : 12,188 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Westmoreland County
Area : 4.21 km2
Altitude : 1,110 feet / 338.3 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1891 (130 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 11:55:26 (20th October 2021)
Postal code : 15068
Density : 2,895 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7.61% (2010-2020)


According to census records, the population of New Kensington decreased by 7.61% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 13,116 - census
2011 13,037 -0.61% estimation process
2012 12,951 -0.66% estimation process
2013 12,885 -0.51% estimation process
2014 12,785 -0.78% estimation process
2015 12,685 -0.79% estimation process
2016 12,574 -0.88% estimation process
2017 12,455 -0.96% estimation process
2018 12,370 -0.69% estimation process
2019 12,292 -0.63% estimation process
2020 12,188 -0.85% estimation process

New Kensington zip code is 15068. County name: Westmoreland, County fips: 42129

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People born in New Kensington (35)

People born in New Kensington, including basketball player and coach Buddy Jeannette, photojournalist Eddie Adams, politician Elaine Noble, you can see a list of people who born in New Kensington.

Schools in New Kensington

College & universities near New Kensington, PA

Code Name City ZIP
211635 Citizens School of Nursing Tarentum (PA) 15084

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near New Kensington, PA

Code Name Address Type
PGH Union Station 1100 Liberty Avenue RAIL
GNB Greensburg Harrison Ave. and Seton Hill Dr. RAIL
LAB Latrobe station 329 McKinley Ave RAIL
COV Connellsville station North Water Street and West Peach Street RAIL
JST Johnstown 47 Walnut Street RAIL

Post offices near New Kensington

Post Office Name City ZIP
New Kensington Post Office New Kensington (PA) 15068

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Westmoreland County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Westmoreland County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Murrysville 20,134 Municipality in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
Greensburg 14,082 City and county seat of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
Lower Burrell 10,997 City of Pennsylvania
Jeannette 9,000 City in Pennsylvania
Latrobe 7,767 City in Pennsylvania
Monessen 7,176 City in Pennsylvania
Vandergrift 4,832 Borough of Pennsylvania
Arnold 4,790 City of Pennsylvania
Scottdale 4,060 Borough of Pennsylvania
Irwin 3,716 Borough of Pennsylvania
Manor 3,322 Borough in Pennsylvania
Fulton 3,168 Township in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Trafford 2,908 Borough of Pennsylvania
Youngwood 2,828 City in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Delmont 2,501 City in Douglas County, South Dakota, United States
West Newton 2,464 Borough in Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

New Kensington distances to largest Pennsylvania cities